Charleston Race Discrimination Lawyer
Employment Law Firm Also Serving Clarksburg, Fairmont, Morgantown and The Rest of West Virginia
Have you suffered racial prejudice in the workplace? Race discrimination can be a frustrating and demeaning experience, especially if your complaints are ignored. No one should have to tolerate this type of treatment—it is prohibited by both state and federal law. That means you have legal options when facing racial discrimination in the workplace, so consider reaching out to one of your race discrimination attorneys.
If you believe you have been a victim of this type of discrimination at work, Rod Smith Law PLLC is here to help. Our legal team takes discrimination claims very seriously. We use our 25+ years of collective legal experience in employment law to fight for you in seeking the justice you deserve.
Facts about Race Discrimination in West Virginia
As an employee, you are protected by the West Virginia Human Rights Act and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act for race discrimination in the workplace.
If your employer is found to have subjected you to this type of prejudicial treatment, you may be eligible to recover damages specific to your case.
Workplace discrimination can occur in many ways, such as in:
- Pay raises
- Work assignments
- Leaves of absence
- Work schedules
You may have left your job due to the discrimination that made it hostile and unsafe. You may have been passed over for a promotion or denied a pay raise when others no more qualified than you received one. In these cases, you may have lost wages as well as have suffered emotional distress.
If you have experienced any of these events, and suspect race was a contributing factor, contacting a discrimination attorney near you is the next step. One of our race discrimination attorneys can help you file a claim that will help you protect your career and compensate you for the damages your career may have suffered.
A discrimination claim may allow you to recover:
- Lost wages
- Human loss type damages such as emotional distress, loss of indignity, embarrassment
- Punitive damages against the employer to prevent such behavior from repeating
Work with the Charleston Race Discrimination ATTORNEYS at Rod Smith Law PLLC
Our employment discrimination law firm has deep roots in the community. We want to ensure our workplaces are safe for all, which is why we bring such a fighting spirit to the clients we represent.
We encourage you to let us put our decades of legal experience and dedication to work for you.
No recovery, no fee. Call our Charleston race discrimination lawyers to talk about your case for free at (304) 406-7076.
Rod Smith Law office took my case and made me feel comfortable during the process. Alex did an outstanding job of facilitating everything and worked hard to get the case resolved with positive results! Thank you for everything!- Ken B.
Rod and his team were incredibly professional, patient, and honest. I never felt like I didn't know where we were in the process or like my best interest was not being considered. This team made an otherwise very uncomfortable and unfortunate situation, peaceful and dignified.- Amanda T.
I have sought Rod for guidance in the past and received a response in a very timely fashion. He is knowledgeable, sensitive and considerate. His office is comprised of similarly kind-hearted folks who are all invested in making sure each client has the utmost care and respect. I would highly recommend Rod Smith.- Rafael B.
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Rod Smith Law PLLC is a very dedicated, ethical, and quick to act law firm. Not only did Rod Smith show me kindness and consideration. The entire team within this firm was without a doubt a refreshment to me with their humble approach, helpful guidance, and non-judgmental attentiveness. I will always recommend them, and hopefully there should never be a day to return, but if so, I know where I would choose.- Shayna S.
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Super thorough guy and very professional team. Hope not to have to but would absolutely go to Rod again with any legal issues/claims.- Solera T.
Rod Smith and Alex Urban worked great together to help guide me through this process from start to finish. They were both fully engaged and very responsive to any questions or concerns I had. The rest of the staff are just as wonderful! I’m forever grateful for their hard work and dedication. Litigation can be scary and uncertain but Rod and his team will do what is necessary for you to get the justice you deserve.- Carrie C.